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Steven A. Kennedy
Cinemusical, September 2015

…what Pelster has done is taken a classic film score and reinterpreted it in no way different from some of the electronic arrangement releases of scores that seem to pop up a lot these days. His work here is superbly done with an obvious love for the music he is playing. © 2015 Cinemusical Read complete review



David Denton
David's Review Corner, August 2015

The idea of creating an opera in the form of a film was the vision of John Milius, the resulting Conan the Barbarian then having the music of Basil Poledouris added. …Pelster is obviously having a ball putting through its paces this 1998 instrument installed in the Claremont United Church of Christ in California. From the mighty opening for the Anvil of Crom and The Mountain of Power, to the virtually inaudible track, Alantean Sword, the disc’s wide dynamic range is awesome. Pelster makes a plausible replica of a fairground organ in the section Theology/Civilization, and the solemnity of a church organ in Conan Leaves Valeria, though our local Ladies Institute would find The Orgy a very tame affair. Film buffs, and those looking for recorded excellence, will be dashing out to buy the disc… © 2015 David’s Review Corner





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